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<br /> 2020<br /> Edition 30<br /> Featuring content from<br /> Engineering<br /> targetjobs.co.uk/engineering<br /> DISCOVER<br /> PLAN<br /> SUCCEED<br /> TAKE<br /> IT TO<br /> THE<br /> MAX<br /> Your career in building services<br /> engineering starts at Max Fordham.<br /> Work on great projects.<br /> Work with creative minds.<br /> Work with great engineers.<br /> Visit maxfordham.com<br /> and vimeo.com/45124608<br /> WELCOME<br /> 2020<br /> Edition<br /> Editor's column<br /> Put yourself in the best possible position!<br /> The past few years have seen a fair amount of change, both politically and<br /> technologically. As an aspiring engineer, this is something you'll need to<br /> be comfortable with. After all, the engineering industry will always be<br /> changing, innovating and growing. The one thing that isn't likely to change<br /> 3<br /> is the demand for engineers all over the world.<<a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=1"> 2020 Edition 30 Featuring content from Engine</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=2"> TAKE IT TO THE MAX Your career in building servic</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=3"> WELCOME 2020 Edition Editor's column Put your</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=4"> Looking to make a difference? We're looking for y</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=5"> 3 Welcome to engineering IN THIS </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=6"> 4 Finding your place in engineering Consider the</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=7"> 3. What do I want out of my job and working life?</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=8"> 6 Your essential engineering timeline Follow our</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=9"> Winter  Apply for any remaining internships </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=10"> 8 Students' favourite engineering employers 74,7</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=11"> Sign in/register to: Organise your job search Get</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=12"> 10 My industrial placement year at DSTL Daniel Wa</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=13"> Life as a construction engineer at Mace Sita Shah</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=14"> 12 Working worldwide with nucleargraduates Tania </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=15"> How I rose up the ranks at Atkins Tracey Radford </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=16"> 14 Launch your career </a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=17"> 15 Networking dos and don'ts It's a good idea to</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=18"> 16 The formula for application success Follow th</a> <a title="TARGETjobs Engineering 2020 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/912db3f8?page=19"> 2. 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